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Join RVC to Learn About the RAISE Program
November 20, 2017

Join RVC to learn more about the RAISE (Rock Valley Academic Institute for Successful Employment) program, an alternative post-secondary education program for students with disabilities on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
November 17, 2017

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, November 20, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

Rock Valley College Opens Employee Wellness Clinic
November 13, 2017

A key component of a health and wellness initiative adopted by the Rock Valley College (RVC) Board of Trustees for RVC faculty and staff, in partnership with OSF HealthCare, opened on November 13, 2017.

RVC Board of Trustees Meetings Rescheduled
November 6, 2017

The regular meetings of the Board of Trustees of Rock Valley College, District #511 scheduled for November and December 2017 have been changed.

New Mobile Application Developer Certificate at Rock Valley College!
November 6, 2017

Rock Valley College is excited to announce the new “Mobile Application Development Certificate” program! Starting Spring 2018 current and future RVC students can begin the exciting journey of becoming a mobile application developer.

Learn About NIU Engineering Programs at RVC
November 1, 2017

Learn how you can earn a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering on the campus of RVC or a B.S. in Applied Manufacturing Technology online at a special event on Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Engineering Our Future Impact Update Breakfast
November 1, 2017

In celebration of a successful $6M Engineering Our Future campaign, The Rock Valley College Foundation will host an Impact Update Breakfast on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
October 20, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at 5:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC), on RVC’s main campus.

RVC Foundation Partners on Community Scholarship Fair
October 16, 2017

The Rock Valley College Foundation is once again partnering with the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois and the Rockford Public Library to sponsor a Community Scholarship Fair.

RVC Student Named 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise
October 16, 2017

Rock Valley College student Rachel Dausman from Rockford, Illinois, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2017 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Rock Valley College Named One of 150 Top US Community Colleges Eligible to Compete for $1 Million Dollar Aspen Prize
October 13, 2017

Rock Valley College was recently named one of 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
October 6, 2017

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

Explore Health Science Careers
October 5, 2017

Rock Valley College will be hosting an Explore Health Science Programs event on Monday, October 9, 2017.

Visit 145 Colleges and Universities in One Night
September 28, 2017

Rock Valley College will be hosting its annual College Night on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the RVC Physical Education Center (PEC).

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
September 22, 2017

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 5:15 p.m. in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC), on RVC’s main campus.

RVC Community and Continuing Education Offering Welding for Beginners
September 22, 2017

Rock Valley College Community and Continuing Education is offering an eight-session Welding for Beginners course this fall at the Stenstrom Center.

RVC Hosting FAFSA Completion Night
September 15, 2017

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can come to Rock Valley College on Wednesday, October 11, 2017.

Rock Valley College and Rockford University Hosting Job & Internship Fair
September 13, 2017

Rock Valley College and Rockford University will be co-hosting a Job & Internship Fair on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m in the Physical Education Center (PEC) gymnasium on RVC’s main campus (3301 North Mulford Road).

Call to Board Meetings: Committee of the Whole and Special Board Meeting
September 8, 2017

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, September 11, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

RVC President's Statement on Undocumented Students
September 6, 2017

RVC President's Statement on Undocumented Students